Where to Stay in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of Australia’s biggest cities, and regarded as the ‘cultural capital’ of the country. Famed for its many shopping streets, cafe culture and events, it’s regarded as one of the best cities in the world to live. The centre of Melbourne is packed with things to do and see, while the inner suburbs offer…

Hong Kong’s Top Attractions

Hong Kong, the city where eastern promise meets western intrigue, is one of Asia’s top city destinations and a city with something for everyone. A popular destination for tourists from all over the world, the Pearl of the Orient is a slick, ultra-modern city at its surfaces, with thousands of years of history and hundreds…

Where to stay in Barcelona

Planning a trip to Barcelona? Wondering which neighbourhood you should stay in while you’re there? Overwhelmed by the options? We’ve put together a simple breakdown of the main districts, to help you easily decide which is the best fit for you. Barri Gòtic Crowded but convenient Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter is a district within the old…

10 Great Things to do in Berlin

Berlin has a seemingly endless array of activities for visitors to get stuck into. The city’s fascinatingly turbulent past mingles with a vibrant modern scene. There’s always plenty to do, for culture vultures and dedicated beer drinkers alike. Here, we’ve picked out 10 of the German capital’s top attractions, which anyone planning to stay in…

The Big Apple on a Budget: 10 Free Things to do in New York

Often called the Greatest City on Earth, New York is known around the world as a place to go and live the high life: Broadway shows, classy jazz bars, fine dining and a thriving arts scene. Although some of New York’s highlights do come with a premium price tag, there’s plenty for those staying in…

Ancient Castles and Stunning Views – The Best Things To Do In Edinburgh

There are few cities in the United Kingdom that offer quite the same rich mixture of culture, history and architecture as the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.  Sprawling across seven rolling hills, the look and feel of the city is characterised by the dramatic dark stone – local sandstone in fact – which was used in…

What to Do in Paris in High Summer

It is almost as fashionable to gush about the beauty of Paris in summer as it is to loathe her residents. Parisians are famed for their chic aloofness – not to mention their abrupt manners with tourists – so what better time to visit the city than when they are all away on vacation? Traditionally, from…

Things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of Europe’s most popular cities. If you’ve never been before, it can be quite overwhelming trying to fit everything in. Follow our itinerary of the main attractions, museums and galleries to avoid missing out. Sagrada Familia Basilica The Sagrada Familia is one of Barcelona’s most famous landmarks: Gaudi’s great “unfinished masterpiece”. Construction…

The Best of Hong Kong: Which District to Stay in?

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region packs a whole lot into a relatively small area: from soaring skyscrapers and sandy beaches to towering peaks and tranquil parks. Most visitors come to marvel at the futuristic skyline of the city centre, where there are thousands of excellent places to stay. Visitors staying in the Pearl of…

Holidaying in the Queen of the Adriatic: Top Things to do in Venice

A city steeped in history and culture, romantic Venice has a multitude of things for visitors to enjoy. From stunning architecture, to wonderful museums and gondola rides down the Grand Canal, Venice is the perfect choice for any holiday maker. Having chosen where to book your apartment following our ‘Where to stay in Venice’ guide,…

10 Top European Sights For Sore Eyes

Sightseeing in Europe? We’ve pulled together a list of must-sees in ten European capitals, from bars to shops and districts to museums. Some are real hidden gems, only known to locals, while others are well-known places but with a new twist or idea that even the most experienced sightseer will enjoy. Stockholm – The Royal Palace Stockholm’s…